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to affect areas hit by sandy. trends are off shore. things are looking nice as we approach the holidays next weekend. let's talk about what's happened out there. i mentioned that there was an amazing northern lights show going on. this is a picture from the top of mount washington. highest spots in new england. 6,000 feet in new hampshire. there's a weather observatory where they do 24 hour weather observations and they have these amazing images of the northern lights. it was a great show from michigan all the way through vermont and maine. this image captured it well. as far as what's going on out there, not much. nice quiet weather period across the country. another chilly start in the 30s for many people, even the 40s in the deep south. it's a cold, dry air mass pretty much covering much of the nation. doesn't have a lot of tropical origins to it. it's a polar air mass. the only area of rain that we have is down here in the southeast. it's a pretty good solid shield of light rain, even lightening strikes from georgia into south carolina. now trying to go up to wilmington and areas of char
hurricane sandy slammed into the east coast, president obama heads into the damaged zone for a second time. today he will visit staten island to evaluate recovery efforts there. it's his first visit to sandy's impact zone in about two weeks when the president toured parts of new jersey with governor chris christie. >>> and the president's visit comes as two of the biggest utility companies face investigation into how well they prepared and responded to superstorm sandy. con edison and long island power both received subpoenas yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. some still don't have their powerback. >>> one family found dozens of touching displays of love on the beach. the pack of love letters was soaking wet with had the family found them. after drying them out, they read the letters from a young woman to her boyfriend. >> i want to return them to whoever they belong to. they're so beautiful. she must have adored him. i love you, dear, and miss you very much. all my love always, dotty.
power companies are under investigation for how they responded to superstorm sandy. con edison and long island power received subpoenas yesterday. yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. >>> it is unclear why a man pulled a began on a sheriff's deputy. he was trying to serve a peace order, similar to a protective order. a woman answered the door, let the deputy in. then a man came out from another room with a gun. the deputy fired his weapon, killing the man. neighbors were surprised to hear the deadly shooting in that home. >> what really happened, i don't know. but still. somebody in our neighborhood is dead don't because of something. and it's so not good. >> the sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave which is standard procedure during an investigation like this. >>> police need your help identifying the man in these surveillance pictures. he robbed a walmart on route 198 and shot a store manager. the manager followed the gunman outside to the parking lot. rescuers took him to th
on the job. >>> a lot of people still reeling from sandy after seeing red this morning. the comment that has them fired up. >>> welcome back. that iconic blue dress judy garland wore in the wizard of oz has sold at auction for $480,000. dorothy had more than one of those beginning ham blue dresses to get her through the filming, but this is the only complete version to still exist. no word op who the buyer was. the previous owner bought the dress for $2,000 in 1981. what a bargain. look at that increase in value. >> you think so? >> $480,000 from $2,000? >> now. would it continue to? >> that's a good question. the fabric is deteriorating. >> you can't wear it? >> no, you can't wear it. time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> tom kierein's got the forecast. tom? >> delight in our eastern sky. live view from the nbc 4 hd city camera showing a thin sliver of moon in the eastern sky. mostly clear now over washington. it's in the chilly 40s with some patchy fog in the rural areas. that's going to be the story through 7:00 a.m. by noontime, the low 60s. ought to hit mid and upper 60s midafter
injections, including in maryland and virginia. >>> 13 before the hour now, the cost of sandy continues to rise. senators from seven different states have petitioned for more federal aid money. senators from maryland and west virginia, among others, asking president obama to request more emergency aid from federal disaster assistance programs. they say the extra money will help speed recovery efforts along the coast. new york governor andrew cuomo has already said damage is in the $30 billion range. >>> the head of the long island power authority has resigned after facing mounting criticism falling superstorm sandy. more than 10,000 people in long island still without power. hundreds protested the company last week saying it's simply unacceptable for power not to be restored. new york governor andrew cuomo slammed all l state's power company, but especially long island power for their slow response time. >>> in iraq several car bombs detonated killing 14 people and injuring several others across iraq. the most explosive happened in the city of kirkuk, where four car bombs exploded. abou
weeks since the east coast was slammed by hurricane sandy. towns in new york and new jersey still have plenty of cleanup to do, and today members of the obama administration will tour the damage. today homeland security secretary janet napolitano will visit fema's field office along with secretary of housing and urban development sean donovan. it comes a day after president obama toured the damage on staten island. >>> and incredible video shows what it was like in new york city just as sandy made landfall. the new york port authority just released this surveillance video of water gushing into the busiest subway stations. the storm sent 20-foot waves slamming into manhattan, seriously damaging the city's 100-year-old subway system. >>> the military is looking into what caused one of the most advanced fighter jets to go down on an air force base. the f-22 crashed yesterday on tindal air force base while returning from a training mission. the air force stopped flying the f-22 for several months after some pilots complained about becoming dizzy at the controls. they blamed the problem on
is getting an up-close look at the devastation caused by superstorm sandy in new york city. thousands there are still without electricity. many people across the northeast are now seeking jobless benefits because of sandy pushing unemployment claims to their highest level in 18 months. and new york alone still plans to seek $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild. as nbc's danielle lee reports, the president is promising to come up with a game plan to help hard-hit communities recover. >> reporter: first from the sky, and then on the ground. president obama saw firsthand the new york communities still in ruins. >> we are going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that's fema's primary task. >> reporter: on staten island, the president offered new hope to people like diana rivera, now homeless. >> heart break. shut heart break. we had a nice house and family here, and we were happy here. and it's gone. >> reporter: the new york attorney general has opened an investigation into two utility companies, as nearly 3,000 people have no power more than two
of superstorm sandy. take a lack at this surveillance film from the new york port authority showing the water gushing into the p.a.t.h. station in hoboken, new jersey, as sea waters were above 13 feet. even now, cannot believe some of the things you have seen. back to you guys. >> thanks, natalie. al is here with a check of the weather. >> quiet on the east. big problems in the northwest. big storm system bringing in rain and heavy rain today into tonight as a combination cold combination low pressure tem system pushes in and brings the heavy rain. one to two inches of rain. there's going to be a lot of that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> right here, it's an overcast sky. sprinkles and drizzle falling to the south. chilly outside at 43 degrees right now with the wind out of the north at 7 miles per hour. at least we are not getting a gusty wind. you are looking at the areas where the rain is in waldorf. prince george's county and now sprinkles in maryland. a chance of early rain and sprinkles. we'll get >> and that's your latest wea
sandy after taking a strong stance on the looming fiscal cliff telling lawmakers that the economy cannot afford a tax increase on all americans. republican leaders say raising income tax rates on wealthier americans could hurt job creation. >>> after a rough closing on wednesday over those fiscal cliff fears, wall street is once again on edge this morning as new figures show the 17-nation euro zone has officially fallen back into a recession. and workers protest there are sweeping across the continent. kayla tausche is at the new york stock exchange with more. kayla, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the congressional budget office has warned that failing to fix the $600 billion in tax and spending cuts would drive the u.s. into recession, which has been relatively strong compared to europe with rising unemployment and unrest, as well as china where big questions loom over the direction of the world's second largest economy under new leadership. president obama yesterday called for tax cuts to the middle class immediately. that followed business leaders and a big meeting there, one
york and new jersey where two weeks after superstorm sandy some 120,000 homes and businesses remain in the dark. this as the american red cross fights back at criticism of its response to the storm saying its work has been, quote, near flawless, but in some hard-hit areas like breezy point, new york, residents say they have seen no sign of the relief organization. >>> in a landmark vote this morning, greek lawmakers have approved the country's 2013 austerity budget. the approval is a major step forward in securing a $40 billion rescue loan to prevent greece from going bankrupt. finance leaders from across the eurozone meet and debate the greek bailout today in brussels. >>> a full-on throwdown at the phoenix international raceway this weekend after nascar stars jeff gordon and clint bowyer got into a scrape-up. gordon slowed down allegedly to wreck bowyer on purpose after a week of on-track dust-ups. the pit crews from both crews got into a fracas in the pit area. nascar is determining what penalties to inflict on the two. as you heard, matt, savannah and al, jeff gordon saying he's
still recovers from superstorm sandy. wi widespread destruction from that storm will make it the largest relief effort from the red cross since hurricane katrina. >> a long time before things get back to normal. >>> for us, the prospect of a glitch this weekend ahead, huh? >> delicious, yes. i seldom use that term in weather, but, yes, quite that. delicious. very nice weather with plenty of sunshine over the next couple of days. i do think we'll see some clouds from time to time, but i also think sunday is going to be one delicious day. let's take a look and show you how it was earlier today. this is out towards frying pan park and the horses enjoying a little bit of sunshine, although temperatures still a little below average today. the wind blowing, too, and the pigs, the pigs always enjoying it as you make your way out and about today. take a look at the temperatures out there. of course, one of the bad things about frying pan park, always good to get out there and go to the petting zoo. 58 degrees the high temperature today. once again, below average but today was the warmest day in
. >>> a dramatic look at what it was like in new york's subway system right as hurricane sandy hit. the new york port authority just released this video. you can see water quickly flooding the subway stations in the city. the rain as well as a record storm surge sent water gushing into manhattan's subway stations. many more than a century old. >> let's check in with meteorologist tom kierein. 6:21. time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> good morning. >>> storm team 4 radar showing an area of weak low pressure bringing rain as far north as our eastern suburbs from parts of prince george's county, anne arundel, calvert, st. mary, eastern shore. these sprinkles heading off to north and east. it's chilly there where they are getting the sprinkles. it's only been less than a tenth of an inch. farther north near 40 along the beltway. much farther west, shenandoah valley into the mountains, many locations there in the 20s. it's cleared out there. later today, ought to get sun breaking out noontime. here's the storm team 4 four-day forecast. afternoon temperatures climbing to mid-50s and partly cl
is gone, man. wiped away by sandy. i don't have an address. i don't know what if anything else was said after that. i suppose, though, that if he wanted to, that man could have said, i don't have anything left except for this little bit of dignity i'm struggling to maintain. now, in six days, most of us are going to pull our chairs up to a familiar table, in a familiar place, with familiar people. and we're going to chow down. and we're going to say we're grateful, while in truth, many of us will take it all for granted. like that guy up in jersey might once have done. but now for him, and god knows how many thousands of others, there is likely to be nothing familiar on thanksgiving day. and nothing that they can or ever will again take for granted. now, there can be a bright story to a story like this, it is the perspective it provides. and perspective invites opportunity. for me, the story of that man up in jersey provides an opportunity to be even more prayerful and more generous. i will pray for him, and all the others who share his plight. and i will be more generous to the red cro
of that superstorm sandy. the scope of the storm was unprecedented for some parts of the city, including its 108-year-old subway system. today president obama got his first up-close look at the damage in new york. he pledged to help. the game plan for recovery and promised to keep visiting until the damage is fixed. >>> we're learning more about the fbi raid that landed a teenager in the hospital with shrapnel wounds. the fbi s.w.a.t. team searched several locations, including this home in district heights, maryland, today. the homeowner tells news4 his family was asleep when a full fbi s.w.a.t. team burst into the home. he says agents opened fire after yelling that his 18-year-old daughter had a gun. she's been released from the hospital after being hit by shrapnel. an fbi spokesperson said the s.w.a.t. officer felt threatened by the teen's gestures. the homeowner said she was unarmed. >> and they're shooting these big ar-15s at her. and almost hit her. i told her to run back in the room. i said, go back in the room and stay there. nobody in handcuffs, nobody got led away in handcuffs, so what's the
. >>> sandy's impact has crews clearing out damaged areas, the city of new york plans to demolish dozens of home badly damaged by the superstorm. crews will bulldoze 200 homes on staten island on queens and brooklyn. crews already expected to clear out homes that were burned or washed away. 500 homes and businesses need to be inspected. those could also be torn down. >>> this morning, investigators are still trying to figure out why a woman drove into a convenience store in prince on georges county. the woman crashed into the front window at a 7-eleven yesterday afternoon. the storm badly damaged. nobody inside was hurt. the owner says it will take a while to clean it up. >> it was an accident. you know, i cannot be upset this happened. never know what is going to happ happen. >> the owner says the store is open for business while they make repairs. the woman in the car was not seriously injured. >>> arlington county made the first steps for approving a new homeless shelter. the board unanimously voted on buying a $27 million on north 14th street. it will include office space and a year-
. here's erica. >> it's been nearly three weeks since hurricane sandy hit the east coast making landfall along the new jersey coastline. the jersey shore some of the worst damage. many people are living there are just seeing that destruction for the first time. stephanie gosk was there. >> reporter: vision beach on the jersey shore. three neighbors, their houses are totally gone. >> my grandfather has had his house for 63 years. and it was our future. but it's also my past. this is the handle to our stove. >> reporter: how hard is this today? >> it's devastating. it's devastating. i don't know what else to say. the idea of rebuilding doesn't even seem like it's possible right now. >> reporter: people here today are just trying to understand the scope of the destruction. this house is obviously off its foundation. this is also the second floor. >> even if you could wave a magic wand and everything's going to be put back, it's going to be years before some of that comes back. i woalked on the boardwalk growing up. it's bent like crazy. to see this, it's a big task. my friend joe, i've know
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